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Author Topic: 'A circle sawmill journey...' will continue, thanks to a little 'pine therapy'  (Read 9630 times)

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Offline SPD748

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I haven't cut any wood since my Dad passed. I just couldn't bring myself to do so. Today, I decided to break the cycle and fire up the old Detroit. My friend came over and we sawed a pair of loblolly pine logs. Those old logs only made stickers however I found solace in the smell and sound of the mill running. I know that my Dad would be pleased that I have decided to continue and finish 'A circle sawmill journey...'

I'd like to thank all those that have taken time to call/text/message and post words and messages of encouragement. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart.

My Dad, among other things, NEVER quit... and neither shall I. Stay tuned!

-lee

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I am glad to hear that you made smoke & sawdust today.  Keep the memory alive.   smiley_thumbsup smiley_thumbsup
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atta boy lee.  do the old man proud!   8)
that's why you must play di drum...to blow the big guys mind!
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Sawing does go on.  ;D
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We also have good memories of your Dad too. Thanks to you and your Dad.

Happy sawing.
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What do you think Dad would say....Now keep that sawmill buzzzen smiley_old_guy
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When I look at my Frick, I wonder how many good men worked it for as long as they could.  I hope they all had a good time.  Regards, Clark

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Best of luck, :)
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Diesel smoke and sawdust are the best aroma therapy.

Glad you fired her up, Lee.
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Great to hear you had her up and running. Staying tuned for more action in the future. popcorn_smiley
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Real glad to hear you have resumed your quest,, I believe taking the first step is often times the hardest, but each one gets easier.
I believe your father would want you to proceed in your dreams.  Looking forward to the next page of your journey, thanks for sharing.
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,

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Glad you are up and going again Lee.Don't let that old girl set too long.al
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